Category Archives: News about Fraud

Tell the truth and shame the ATM.

NDTV reports that Sberbank, Russia's biggest retail bank, has rolled out a lie detecting, fraud preventative ATM. Customers are able to apply for a credit card without engaging in any human interaction. The machine: " ... scans a passport, records fingerprints and takes a three-dimensional scan for facial recognition. And it uses voice-analysis software...
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Fingerprint Failings

In a somewhat extreme case of criminality, Japanese authorities have arrested a Chinese national who had her fingerprints altered. Lin Xiuai paid an equivalent of USD$ 4, 390 to have her fingerprints surgically altered. The procedure successfully allowed her to pass airport biometric identification checks. What makes this story unusual, is that it highlights...
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